Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

[VIDEO] Intentional Leadership – Board Governance Practices that Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Part 1 of 2)

In part 1 of a special two-part webinar, Dr. Robin Hindsman Stacia will outline how board members can embrace the leadership imperative for engaging in DEI focused work and governance. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Robin, is it okay if I go ahead and get us started officially here? Robin: [...]

By |2020-08-07T10:00:49-04:00July 28th, 2020|Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Webinars|

5 Things Nonprofit Boards Can Do To Intentionally Lead On Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are collectively experiencing another face-off with the visible and visceral evidence of racial injustice and inequities that are allowed and protected through racist systematic policies and structural practices that both dominate and limit the human rights of black people in America. During these times, executives and board leaders from [...]

How Can Nonprofits Move from Exploitative Storytelling to Justice-Oriented Storytelling?

One day while searching through a greeting card section at a local store, I glimpsed at a card that read, “Be the author of your own story.” At that moment, I had recently been asked to tell my own story, once again, to a nonprofit organization looking to share my [...]

Diversifying Your Communication: How Nonprofits Can Connect With Spanish-Speaking Communities

Did you know that Spanish is the fourth most spoken language worldwide? With more than 530 million speakers, Spanish is quickly becoming a lingua franca across Latin America and the world. In the United States, 13% of the population speaks Spanish natively, and millions more are learning it every day. [...]

How the Latest BLM Protests Are Improving Things For Nonprofits and Their Allies

Black lives have always mattered, more especially in a country largely built on the labor of enslaved people. The expression which gained traction on social media is not a new movement, but builds on a solid legacy started by stalwarts such as Rosa Parks, Angela Davis, and Martin Luther King [...]

Building A High-Performing Fundraising Team While Advancing Racial Justice

In 2011, I embarked upon a new position in donor relations with great expectations and optimism. But my excitement soon dissipated when within six months both of my Associate Directors left for other positions within the University—one for a higher position while the other made a lateral move. Still a [...]

AFP Townhall on Anti-Racism, Inclusion and Fundraising

On June 15, 2020, AFP hosted a Global town hall on Anti-Racism, Inclusion and Fundraising, featuring Marco A. Corona, Michelle T. Edgerton, Kishshana Palmer, Ken Miller, and Simone Joyaux. Here, printed with permission, are Simone's oral remarks. My name is Simone Joyaux. I’m a white, heterosexual, well-educated, affluent woman. HUGE unearned [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:53:24-04:00June 16th, 2020|Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)|
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